Mar 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
is hearing from minnesota republican congresswoman michelle bachmann. >> you can never count on your cat. ok? that's a given. but i want to know what's absolute confidence who it is that does care about you. it is this movement, this representative in this room all across the country. it's a movement that fundamentally cares so deeply and so personally about protecting innocent human life, about great institutions like the family, about a growing economy, about ensuring that we have a strong national defense. we care about these things so much because fundamentally we are the people who truly care about people. we love people in this country. and we want everyone to succeed in this country. because, you see, we want everyone to have the best possible life that they could have. white, black, hispanic, young immigrants, old immigrants, male, female. you neam it, -- name it. we want everyone to succeed because we need everyone to succeed in this country. that's our community. because when you get lifted up in our community, then we get lifted up, too. that's how it works about and that'
Mar 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
. i know eric cantor. i go to school with his nephews. michele bachmann. and alec herman cain. host: how did you become so smart on domestic politics? i do: i do not -- caller: not know, i read a lot of articles. voters have of 1/10th of the knowledge that he does, and they can vote. host: when you were called, could you call and and, on that? host: you made our morning. thank you. curtis is next from texas. can you talk jacob? cannot!no, i [laughter] and does not make any difference they do, it will come back to the middle-class. it always has, it always will. we will be the one to bail the government out. they let big business go to the cayman islands, they let them put their money over there so they do not have to pay taxes. and yet, they buy other business in the u.s., they buy the smaller businesses, and we will end up with one big corporation and we will pay what they want. thank you. i enjoy c-span and watching early every day. guest: curtis raises an excellent point. it is almost impossible to see how they can reduce the deficit and restructure these programs over time witho
Mar 17, 2013 7:00am EDT
can become affected. michelle obama, who i am sure has very good cyber security practices, she had her personal information stolen. it is about managing the risk rather than you thinking you can protect yourself from big tax. hacks. big host: the president saying " we have made it clear to china and other state actors that we expect them to follow international norms and abide by international rules." that is something that james clapper echoed in his testimony. host: the united states is pushing very hard for a set of the international norms, which is basically the rules of the of what is acceptable and not acceptable. certain countries like china and russia believe that filtering internet content is a legitimate role of the state. -- theyieve certain believe the government should have a right to control that. in the united states we disagree. we support free speech. that is an example of that kind of disagreement that is occurring right now. if you look at if -- host: if you look at the threats we facing in this country, is there anything we can do directly? guest: one has to loo